August 7, 2017 8:45 PM, EDT
Unishippers Adding Staff with Move to New Facility
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Unishippers Global Logistics is moving into a larger facility that will enable it to double the size of its corporate sales and customer support departments, the company announced.

“With the corporate sales team adding 500 new customers each month, the business unit has also outgrown its home office and will be co-locating with Unishippers corporate staff and moving to a 50,000-plus-square-foot office space this September at 7158 FLSmidth Drive in Midvale, Utah,” Unishippers said in a statement.

The Salt Lake City third-party logistics provider has franchises nationwide and hopes to fill 120 local sales and operations positions by the end of the year. According to company spokeswoman Angelic Venegas, 70 of those slots are for full-time hires, 50 will be part time. The former will be sales and freight desk positions; the latter customer service, operations support and billing collections jobs. The 3PL serves more than 50,000 small- and medium-size businesses through its network of nearly 300 franchise locations and affiliate outlets, according to Unishippers

The company said in the release that it is “poised to reach 54% annual growth in corporate sales by year-end.”

Unishippers ranks No. 21 on the Transport Topics list of top freight brokerage firms.